Principle 7 - Timely feedback that promotes learning and facilitates improvement should be an integral part of the assessment process
Students are entitled to individual and/or group feedback on submitted formative assessment tasks on every module, and on summative tasks, where appropriate. The nature, extent and timing of feedback for each assessment task should be made clear to students in advance to ensure that feedback is given and received effectively by students.
Assessment strategies should be designed to engage students in meaningful dialogue about their work. Feedback should help students to understand how they are doing and how they can improve, and the nature and purpose of feedback should be made clear to students so as to allow them to act on it and use it effectively. This means that students should be made aware of how they will receive feedback, how they can ask for clarifications and how they should use it to enhance their learning and improve their performance.